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Dec 23, 2012 11:00pm EST
with google l earth since 2004 but this year the two entities went separate ways. norad teamed with micro soft and google set up a tool of their own. google has been had tracking santa up to the time he's preparing to leave and sending messages. kids canwatch santa with with google earth and google map. thosefollowing along can watch with their android. >> as long as they don't track the elf on the shelf. >> it is a cool quiet night with the weather. coming up,we'll look at the weather and find out what it's going to be like on christmas eve and christmas morning. j you know about dereker and dancer and vixon but what about chopper, today santa hopped a ride on a chopper and he flew over north county high school dropping down candy kanes for the kids -- canes for the kids waiting below. the kids loved it. >> i was always impressed when we came on the fire truck. what's next boat. >> santa gets around. >> he'll be around in less than 24 hours. >> let's take a look, go time is real quick. clouds will be here tomorrow afternoon. watchthis, burst of snow this is tomorrow evening late to
FOX
Dec 24, 2012 4:00am PST
owns them, then they want to get out. > what about google? is this a stock to own? at one point it was during the past year. > > google has done a great job. all three of these companies, facebook, google, and apple, of course, are leading the pack in terms of driving this stock market. and of course, google got back in favor and has had excellent business results. and of course, the final indignant thing for apple was that they had to have google maps go back on the iphones. but i think all three of them are going to be great investments over the next several years. it is just a matter of the timing. so, if you got into facebook in the low, that is great. if you can hold on and maybe pick up some apple here. that is also good. and i think google is going to continue to do well. > thank you matt, and happy trades to you in the new year. > > thank you. americans spent 2012 tuning in to election coverage and those political ads. when it was all said and done, campaigns shelled out $6 billion. paul eggers gives us a look at the the money trail to the white house. it's going to be a wh
ABC
Dec 24, 2012 6:00am EST
. >> reporter: in today's tech bites google may challenge a apple and samsung they are working with motorola on a smartphone. after that they will start working on a google camera. iphone now has 53% of the u.s. smart phone market and that same 12 week period before thanksgiving samsung had 32 -- 42% you this they lead by a wide margin in europe. there are two places to track santa's trip one is norad the military command center tracking st. nick for years and that's norad santa.org and joanna stern says the other site is google. >> google has a google.com/santa tracker site where you can track santa and play fun games. >> reporter: google lets you ask santa to send a friend or relative a message. murray christmas. those -- merry christmas. those are your tech bites, i am rob nelson. w=!n hey, look! a shooting star! make a wish! i wish we could lie here forever. i wish this test drive was over, so we could head back to the dealership. [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. test drive! but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easie
FOX News
Dec 29, 2012 8:30am PST
of my cheese sticks. coming up. google generation is going brain dead. sparking a world wide debate with that comment. is it the internet killing creativity. >> president obama is demanding that congress act before the nation falls off of the fiscal cliff. he made this the focus of the weekly address. stiant leaders are working on a compromise bill fair and balanced debate with congressman for both studies of the aisle . another winter storm targeted the northeast. new jersey may see five inches of snow. we'll have the latest in a live report. former president george h. bush is showingly signs of improvement. let 88 year old former president is in icu in methodist hospital in houston. we are live in houston . will honor the man who led president bush's charge in iraq. remembering general swarkoph. >> and brain dead. warch warning that our children are losing creativity because they are pendent on the web. up inventor of the wind up radio. >> and google traded. it is a card catalog on the web. they don't think long-term blame the public schools and not geag emp- google. >> it is yout
CSPAN
Dec 22, 2012 6:30pm EST
the googles to ride on top of that. >> if somebody here in washington sent an e-mail to somebody in kenya, how does that track? >> that is interesting. if you asked that question two years ago, the answer would be different. only recently now that kenya has good connection to the internet rather than rely on satellite intermission. from washington to kenya, it would go through a building in ashford, virginia. 80% sure it would go through lower manhattan. dest is one of the major note for the transatlantic cable. the undersea cables that cross the atlantic and transport this communication. it would go through a single building in london. it is the uk equivalent of ashford in the u.s. i know that because the two cables down the east coast of africa both have their major london.n from there it is a straight shot. it is a fascinating place. it is in the same spot as the ancient report. -- port. this is the place where the international -- >> where are these undersea cables that you referred to earlier? and by whom? >> there have an telegraph cables across the atlantic for 150 years now.
FOX Business
Dec 30, 2012 9:30am EST
decision for you. >> stay out of my cheese sticks. coming up. google generation is going brain dead. brain dead. sparking athe boys use capital one venture miles for their annual football trip. that's double miles you can actually use. tragically, their ddy got sacked by blackouts. but it's our tradition! that's roughing the card holder. but with the capital one venture card you get double miles you can actually use. [ cheering ] any flight, anytime. the scoreboard doesn't lie. what's in your wallet? hut! i have me on my fantasy team. iraq. remembering general srkoph. >> and brain dead. warch warning that our children are losing creativity because they are pendent on the web. up inventor of the wind up radio. >> and google traded. it is a card catalog on the web. they don't think long-term blame the public schools and not geag emp- google. >> it is youth scrersus abuse. they can use it for a social media instead of what it is intended to. to get your intelligence a lot quicker. >> carroll, you are worried. you think the kids are brain dead. >> i know i am after using the internet an
FOX Business
Dec 30, 2012 2:30am EST
. google generation is going brain dead. sparking a wld wid aq. remembering general swarkoph. >> and brain dea warch warning that our childrenre losing creativity because they are pendent on the web. up inventor of the wind up radio. >> and google traded. it is a card catalog on the web. they don't think lg-term blame the public schools and not geag emp- google. >> it is youth scrersus abuse. they can use it for a social media instead of what it is intended to. to get your intelligence a lot quicker. >> carroll, you are worried. you think the kids are brain dead. >> i know i am after using the internet and i probably use it more than anybody else. my spell grammar has suffered and hard time multitasking. it stifles creativity. >> they stay the same thing was going to happen when we got the tv and we got steve jobs and mark zuckerburg. >> but excessive tv use is not good for the brain. wayne got it right. the internet is it important professionally and personally . all kinds of reans it is it the most important since the gut knowburg printing press. it reduces us to sitting down around the
CSPAN
Dec 29, 2012 6:30pm EST
bank online, if we do a google search, -- if we bank online, is that information stored on these data centers and throw it may be stored. it is certainly processed -- centers. >> it may be stored. it is certainly processed. the information we create in doing all of these actions, some of it is kind of short-lived information. it goes out. you get back the answer you want. it operates. -- evaporates. other information, when you go and bank online or buy something at amazon and it has to keep a record of that transaction, for its own inventory and your billing records, that stays alive basically forever. >> are these data centers the so-called cloud? >> it is a funny term. it is used in two different ways. in some people's minds, the cloud is anything that happens in the database. it is the magical stuff that happens when you send out this request. your e-mail or your request for a menu to some restaurant, and it comes back. that is a general way of speaking about the digital world. technical people in this industry refine it further. they refer to the cloud as a service in which you ca
Current
Dec 21, 2012 10:00pm PST
the google glasses. >> yes. you will start to see those next year. they're going to be released in the developer version next year. there will an couple of thousand of them out in the wild in the beginning of january. ail see these nerds having conversations with them. >> cenk: are you one of those nerds? will we expect to see you like this? >> i'll test it out, i don't know if i can go that go that far wearing a computer on my face. >> gavin: what are you wearing what are we wearing? >> this is the--it tracks how you walk, how you sleep you charge it every ten days i believe, and i've atried a bunch of them. there are devices that just do sleep. there are devices that does the nike fuel end and that one is good because it can track your running and things like that. but the thing that is fascinating is the sleep aspect, it sees you sleep four hours a night and wake up. >> gavin: deep sleep. >> do you like yours. >> gavin: i'm enjoying it. i find how long it takes me to go to sleep and this deep sleep is fascinating and it tracks the times that you sleep best, so you wonder why you
ABC
Dec 24, 2012 4:30am PST
the phone motorola will start working on a google tablet. samsung still leads by a wide par engine in europe. two places where you can track santa's trip tonight one is the website of norad, and the other site is google. >> google has their google.com/ santatrackersite where you can track santa and play games. >> google also asks you to send santa a >>> a very good morning and merry christmas eve to everyone coming up on 4:42 you are looking live at san francisco from the embarcadero almost like a series of christmas trees out there. mike will let us know what the weather is going to be like. we get a break from the storm. >>> this is it, your last day to shop before christmas. normally stores would be packed with procrastinators, this year things are different. kira klapper is live in the newsroom. >> reporter: a little bit of a grim start. shoppers aren't turning out no droves as they have in years past. [ unintelligible ] factors have led to a mute approach to holiday shopping bad news for retailers it can be good for all of us, retailers are doing all they can to entice us with un
FOX Business
Dec 30, 2012 12:00am EST
come back. >> google. intel. e-bay. yahoo, think of the wealth they created. 100,000 millionaires. and south africa computer program has it easier than when the indians want to come in but th have to wait six years. so, what if americ d not let google or yahoo founders in? we would have lost a lot. so, since american politicians are not taking steps to change the rules to allow more entrepreneurs to come here to work, dario and max, my guests, have set out to build a ship and keep it off the coast of california outside the reach of immigration controls and foreign entrepreneurs could work here, is at the idea? >> that is correct. we are creating what we call a visa free technology incubator on a ship, 12 miles off the coast of theay area. >> definitely milesscap the les of the united states. >>guest: it is outside the territorial waters. >> the idea is and you are from the licon valley area, that you can come to america with a work visa and work three months or six months but you cannot stay so you have the four engineers on the boat and the silicon valley tech geniuses go back and for
FOX Business
Dec 28, 2012 12:00am EST
. >> google. intel. e-bay. yahoo, think of the wealth they created. 100,000 millionaires. and south africa computer program has it easier than when the indians want to come in but they have to wait six years. so, what if america did not let google or yahoo founders in? we would have lost a lot. so, since american politicians are not taking steps to change the rules to allow more entrepreneurs to come here to work, dario and max, my guests, have set out to build a ship and keep it off the coast of california outside the reach of immigration controls and foreign entrepreneurs could work here, is that the idea? >> that is correct. we are creating what we call a visa free technology incubator on a ship, 12 miles off the coast of the bay area. >> definitely miles escapes the rules of the united states. >>guest: it is outside the territorial waters. >> the idea is and you are from the silicon valley area, that you can come to america with a work visa and work three months or six months but you cannot stay so you have the four engineers on the boat and the silicon valley tech geniuses go b
KRON
Dec 23, 2012 8:00pm PST
up on bing maps or on twitter, at norad santa. norad had been tracking santa with google earth since 2004, but this year the two entities went separate ways. norad's teamed with microsoft, and google has set up a tool of their own. google's santa tracker has been highlighting north pole preps in the lead-up to christmas. and in his spare time, santa's been making phone calls to good girls and boys, and sending messages via his google plus page. on the big night, kids of all ages can watch santa hop from continent to continent with google maps and google earth. those out doing last-minute shopping can follow along with their smartphone app for android. i'm karin caifa reporting. >> coming up, your full sports, with the forty- niners, jason applebaum. >> the rainfall finally try to subside. with sunny conditions possibly for tomorrow morning. however, there is another storm on the way your full forecast coming up. . >> corta madera images with downed trees in some areas, strong wind and even flooding in palo alto, highway 1 0 1 and the napa river. however, conditions are improvin
FOX
Dec 23, 2012 10:00pm EST
up with saint nick on &pbing...messageehim on google plus page and even keep track of him on his big nighttwith gooole maas and google earth. 3 today was great weather for football and even better for a tailgate. ----------nats oo ppl cheering or whatever------ wwatever------ ravens fans partied outside of m and t bbnk stadiuu this afternoon dressed in purple cheering the team on to victory against the new york giants. 3 "we have the best fans here ii -3 the nfl look at it here itssgreat." great." the ravens gave many fans a early christmaa gift beating the giants 33 tt 14they take thee a-f-- north and now plan to take down the bengals in cincinnatt nnxt sunday. 3 3 the ravens haat their osing - streak in a big way...find out how many yyrds they put up bowl champp...coming up in sports unlimmted... 3 its beennmore than a week since the sandy hook massacre...but tte iiea of practicing raadom kindness seems to be catching on. 3 the idea for "22 accs of kindnesss came from n-b-c news correspondent ann purry. she tweeeed that she wanted to perform an 3 each of the 26 victtms. within days
CSPAN
Dec 24, 2012 7:15am EST
angeles. it might be a network like facebook or google. but what's striking and necessary to understand the way it manifests itself physically is that networks carry networks. you might have a global backbone company like a level three or a tata that own the strands of glass and that own the conduits that might run perhaps beside railroad tracks across the country. you might have another company, sort of a mid-sized network services company, one called hurricane electric, that might actually illuminate those strands of glass. they might own the light. ask and then you might have a goldman sachs or large law firm that buys bandwidth on that glass. so it's, you know, we often talk about b the information superhighway as if the network itself were the highway. i hike to think of it more -- i like to think of it more that a given network is a car chugging along the highway side by side with other networks because there's definitely a layering going on that's crucial to understanding the way in which the networks of the internet operate individually, on a global basis, but then, o
CBS
Dec 24, 2012 12:00pm PST
man on bing maps and twitter, and for the first time google is also tracking santa on its maps. you can interacted on google plus, although i think he's kind of busy. if you want to throw him a note, feel free. >> find him on facebook. >> 3 billion gifts so far. a big sleigh. >>> a slushy christmas display is attracting crowds and critics. a house in orange county is covered in 65,000 lights. that is incredible. they're all sink had to music. the display draws hundreds of visitors, but it doesn't inspire christmas spirit in everyone. neighbors have complained and plan to push an ordinance to keep the lights in check. >> it's more appropriate for the vegas strip. we're not opposed to christmas lights, but it's very bright and intrusive. >> the homeowner has been ticketed for noise and now keeps it down by 9 at night. she says she's sorry her neighbors don't like the display, but encourages them to enjoy the holiday cheer. >> they race money for charity too. >> how do you take all that down? >> how do you put it up in the first place? >>> storms took down a lot at my house. through th
FOX Business
Dec 24, 2012 10:00am EST
like to check apple shares, let's see how it's reacting to news of google's new phone. everybody thought, nicole, that apple would take a hit. not so. >> this is very interesting. apple is not taking a hit and google is slightly to the down side. here is the deal. iphone, ipad. how about x-phone, x-tab lert? that's what google's motorola is working on reportedly accord sources looking at what larry page, the ceo is working on. and first, the x-phone, which is meant to directly take market share from those apple and samsung, and then later, where they've got a good marketing budget for this one, the x-tablet. >> shibani, you've been following the market, what do you think? >> i think this is a bigger deal from motorola versus anyone else out there. motorola has lost its footing in the market and hasn't had a great phone in years and-- >> quickly, why is google down and apple up? does that mean that the market doesn't trust google's? >> i think that this is a very competitive market and until we get the phone no one is going to make any-- >> folks, you have heard stuart's predictio
CSPAN
Dec 29, 2012 2:05pm EST
probably discussing these things. still fighting google, there is an appeal. the next panel -- [talking over each other] >> from the library side, that is the access and these things are being challenged. you still think about that person, that 7-year-olds that wants the window to the world. >> i want to thank the distinguished panel for their contributions. [applause] >> thank you. >> now from the international summits of the book a panel titled copyright and the book, a conversation about authors, publishers and the public interest. it is about 50 minutes. >> good morning, everybody. line name is maria pallante and i am united states registrar of copyrights and director of the u.s. copyright office and i would like to say at the outset that for me this is a very wonderful privilege because as you may or may not know because of the long history of copyright law in the library of congress this jefferson building is quite literally the house that copyright bills. let me start by introducing briefly the distinguished . let me start by introducing briefly the distinguished pane
CNBC
Dec 26, 2012 12:00pm EST
, google is heating up. let's trade it. between apple, between google, between amazon and facebook, which stock is going to emerge as the biggest winner next year? >> apple and google, i stick with apple. we've been talking about it for a month. i continue to pound the table on the selling. for that reason alone i think that stock actually can beat out google. you bring up amazon/facebook. that's intriguing to me. i'm an owner of facebook, been an owner. i continue to own it. it's a one and done, however, unless they can show us what they can do with that mobile revenue that actually came into facebook. i was very impressed with that. the street was as well. if they can continue to do that with the with the catalyst, i think they have a 30 handle on it. >> which stock has the most to prove, is it facebook because of the obvious reasons or is it apple after some of the questions that we had toward the end of the year that has dragged that stock down? >> i'm trying to think how sadaka would phrase it. apple does because of the -- apple does because it was the number one stock in the market
CNBC
Dec 26, 2012 1:00pm EST
branded phones. so facebook, amazon, now google, mozilla, having whisperings about their own phone which may be a little confusing for consumers but these are phones that are highly branded with these services and that you will be able to get to the services anywhere you are. you can facebook anything -- >> instead of motorola, i will have a private label amazon phone that's going to help me get to amazon and its services quickly, facebook and its quickly. but will they run on droid or microsoft's platform? >> that's the question. there are rumors that mozilla will do their own operating system but a lot of these will probably use some version of android. >> let's talk about microsoft which is always in the news. the surface, the initial one, it's a very nice piece of equipment but you say watch microsoft's surface pro. >> right. the original surface got a mehh. the pro is the one that we're kind of excited about because it can run the full version of windows professional 8. that means anything you can do on your windows device or your windows pc, you can now do on this tablet so w
CSPAN
Dec 29, 2012 9:00am EST
into the program, amazon expanding its publishing operations, the google settlement moving forward in different directions. those alone account for a substantial portion of publishing news. on the non-fiction side it was a very strong year. in particular we are seeing a lot of best of 2012 lists dominated by behind the beautiful forevers which was winner of the national book awards. we had robert caro's latest volume in his ongoing biography of lyndon johnson and andrew sullivan's are from the free which was recently published. >> host: hundred page compendium looking at different child-rearing examples of special needs children. those three books alone are substantial but are just the tip of the iceberg in terms of what is on for a nonfiction. >> bob minzesheimer, same question. >> it was a big year for dead presidents. you mentioned robert caro's fourth of probably a five volumes on lyndon johnson, just an incredible lack of reporting and writing, 20th-century american history. also the team of rivals published in 2005 is back on the best-seller list thanks to steven spielberg's mov
CNBC
Dec 23, 2012 11:00pm EST
and funded netscape, amazon, and google. when he listened to k.r., the idea seemed just as transformative. efficient, inexpensive, clean energy out of a box. but google... >> mm. >> 25 million. >> mm-hmm. >> this man said how much money? >> at the time, he said over $100 million. >> didn't smoke start coming out of your ears and--no? >> no. >> that was okay? >> that was okay. >> so nothing he said scared you? >> oh, i wasn't at all sure it could be done. >> but there was a selling point. clean energy was an emerging market worth gazillions. >> i like to say that the new energy technologies could be the largest economic opportunity of the 21st century. >> was this your very first-- >> clean energy investment? >> yeah. >> this was the very first. >> many followed, and the clean tech revolution in silicon valley was off and running with start-ups that produced thin, flexible solar panels, harnessed wind with giant balloons, or develop new fuels from algae. but bloom is among the most expensive. i heard, actually, so far, not just from kleiner perkins but total, $400 million. >
CNBC
Dec 24, 2012 12:00pm EST
one, by the way, go to google or go to amazon and search for products and do a little price comparison. >> sure. >> you know, i did a quick search. in "the wall street journal" story there is the example of the swingline stapler. i did a quick google search and found staplers that cost $6 all the way to $40 and all varieties and colors. i did an amazon search and found as much variety. the fact is consumers have tons of variety. from a different perspective, we have e-commerce start-ups that are disrupting brick and mortar retail all the time. you were just talking about amazon and best buy. look at what is going on with west buy. the harris poll found 40% of consumers go into a best buy and they do this thing called show rooming where they look at the phone and see and they leave and go spend $200 on amazon. i think people are still, they're definitely finding that e-commerce is working out for consumers. >> trust me. the new ceo of best buy is well aware of that. >> you have to be a really smart shopper. there are all of these discrepancies all over the place. >> is there a way that
ABC
Dec 27, 2012 6:30am EST
get this on the itunes store and the google play store. we have storm shield also and our interactive radar on this is showing a snowstorm possibly by the weekend. we'll talk about that coming up after this. >>> 6:38. thank you for joining us on this thursday morning. toyota has settled with car owners over unintended acceleration in 2009 and 2010. the automaker has agreed to pay more than a billion dollars to install new safety features to compensate owners. drivers sued the company because floor mats were getting stuck. under the agreement toyota will install a brake override system and the company will also set up a fund of $250 million to compensate former toyota owners who sold their cars at reduced value because of all the negative publicity. >>> $2 an hour is a deal compared to chicago what's about to happen there for parking. beginning new year's day the windy city will begin charging -- ahem. $6.50 to park for one hour. that rate change will make chicago the costliest city in the u.s. for metered parking. right now the parking is at $5.75 i guess they consider tha
ABC
Dec 23, 2012 6:00pm EST
since 1955. this year, google is horning in. google maps will be tracking st. nick as will an app on the android devices. no word on which technology santa himself will be using. now to our video and we picked it because it's certainly cute. this is a baby panda getting a check-up at the san diego zoo. i could watch this for hours. but we only have a few seconds. enjoy it while it lasts. the panta's name means little gift in mandarin. that green ball right there is his favorite toy. his handlers use it to test the animal's coordination. we want to hear from you. hit me on twitter at dan b harris. what to buy for the person who has everything? how about this, a jet pack, $100,000. axiron, the only underarm treatment for low t, can restore testosterone levels back to normal in most men. axiron is not for use in women or anyone younger than 18. axiron can transfer to others through direct contact. women, especially those who are or who may become pregnant, and children should avoid contact where axiron is applied as unexpected signs of puberty in children or changes in body hair or i
Comedy Central
Dec 21, 2012 6:55pm PST
googles auto complete feature. if you type "is." the third result is "is daniel tosh gay? "this is what the world needs an answer too. let it go my little monsters. here is what happens when you type in "can you." "can you get pregnant from [beep]? the answer is a big yes. of all forms of pre the most potent and tangiest. if you type in "were there." here is what comes up: were there black people on the titannics? were their white slaves? were their gay presidents? what's wrong with the country, this great questions. let's do this with images. if you type in "probably smells kpwad" what do you think the first picture is? rihanna? i would like to get her stank all over me. if you type in haopbd so many comedians. you get 34 pages of results and i'm not on a single one. that's horse [beep]. maybe i need to get more specific with my search. sexy white comedians named daniel i'm fourth. [laughing] >> so, in conclusion google is garbage and i'm tanging my business to binge. good night. i hope you enjoy all of the work that went into this quality production. >> ["the colbert report" theme mus
CBS
Dec 23, 2012 11:00pm PST
on its maps. and you can interact with him on google plus. we will be back -- santa on its maps. and you can interact with him on google plus ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
CBS
Dec 28, 2012 7:00pm EST
embraced play for years. at google employees get one day a week to work on their own projects. gmail and google news were born from that free time. >> increasingly you'll see businesses embrace play or unstructured play, unstructured time because that begets imagination, innovation and creativity. all of which are competitive advantages in today's world. >> reporter: twitter and facebook are famous for their hackathons, where employees get to test out new ideas. >> i think we are at the forefront of changing this culture where people would say no it's actually going to be good for the bottom line if our people are happy and flourishing. >> reporter: americans feel their lives are out of balance, 70% feel they've always got something coming at them that needs immediate attention. their day-to-day has become more structured and less free flowing. and, technology is also having an impact, smartphones and email mean it's rare people are every truly alone with their thoughts. >> if you allow yourself some time to breathe, some time to play, it refreshes you, it helps your mind function better
CNN
Dec 24, 2012 11:00am PST
intelligence with google now complete. introducing droid dna by htc. it's not an upgrade to your phone. it's an upgrade to yourself. [ male announcer ] when diarrhea hits, kaopectate stops it fast. powerful liquid relief speeds to the source. fast. [ male announcer ] stop the uh-oh fast with kaopectate. >>> the southwest uk is getting hammered with rain causing some travel nightmares. it has to rain a lot in the uk to make any kind of difference. they're used to it. there is floodwater everywhere in devon, england. the drenching rain is causing massive travel problems. with roads and rail lines as well washed over. that's affecting the commute for people. britain's lined up sandbags on the weekend and now officials are warning people about even trying to get out on the roads. parts of wales and scotland are also getting flooded. >>> people in chile and argentina are watching a volcano that straddled the border between the two countries. the volcano has been spewing smoke into the sky. ash has been raining down on surrounding towns. you can see it there. almost looks like snow. it is ash. i'm
PBS
Dec 29, 2012 1:00am PST
play to the workplace. tech companies have embraced play for years. at google employees get one day a week to work on their own projects. gmail and google news were born from that free time. >> increasingly you'll see businesses embrace play or unstructured play, unstructured time because that begets imagination, innovation and creativity. all of which are competitive advantages in today's world. >> reporter: twitter and facebook are famous for their hackathons, where employees get to test out new ideas. >> i think we are at the forefront of changing this culture where people would say no it's actually going to be good for the bottom line if our people are happy and flourishing. >> reporter: americans feel their lives are out of balance, 70% feel they've always got something coming at them that needs immediate attention. their day-to-day has become more structured and less free flowing. and, technology is also having an impact, smartphones and email mean it's rare people are every truly alone with their thoughts. >> if you allow yourself some time to breathe, some time to play, it r
CSPAN
Dec 24, 2012 7:00pm EST
a network like facebook or google but what is striking and to understand the way it manifests itself physically is that networks carry networks. you might have a global background company like a level level 3 that owns the strand of glass and owns the conduits like railroad tracks across the country. you might have another company perhaps midsize network services company like electric that might eliminate those strands of glass. they might own the light and and of many might have another company that might be a goldman sachs or large law firm that buys bandwidth on that glass. so we often talk about the information superhighway as if the network itself is a highway. i like to think of it more as the network, given network is a car chugging along the highway side-by-side with other networks because there is definitely a layering going on that's crucial to understanding the way in which the networks of the internet operate individually ,-com,-com ma on a global basis but then of course how they interconnect and specifically. >> host: is there any fear that messages or whatever is being
FOX Business
Dec 26, 2012 9:20am EST
down 45% for the year of 2012. well, iphone versus android. kindle versus i-pad. apple, google and amazon all going to war in 2013. who comes out alive? and don't forget facebook, they're in the mix as well. telecom ceo is next to tell us mo he thinks will come out on top. [ male announcer ] at scottrade, you won't just find us online, you'll also find us in person, with dedicated support teams at over 500 branches nationwide. so when you call or visit, you can ask for a name you know. because personal service starts with a real person. [ rodger ] at scottrade, seven dollar trades are just the start. our support teams are nearby, ready to help. it's no wonder so many investors are saying... [ all ] i'm with scottrade. >> announcer: you never know when, but thieves can steal your identity and turn your life upside down. >> hi. >> hi. you know, i can save you 15% today if you open up a charge card account with us. >> you just read my mind. >> announcer: just one little piece of information and they can open bogus accounts, stealing your credit, your money and ruining your reputation.
ABC
Dec 29, 2012 8:00am EST
travel into space." google, how far is earth to the moon? the moon is 238,900 miles... "the great moment had come." 3, 2, 1... [ giggling ] smoke? nah, i'm good. ♪ [ male announcer ] every time you say no to a cigarette, you celebrate a little win. nicoderm cq, the patch with time release smart control technology that acts fast and helps control cravings all day long. ♪ quit one day at a time with nicoderm cq. ♪ get to sears,after christmas mattress spectacular get 36 month special financing. and save up to 60%, plus get an extra 10% off. and free delivery. this is eye opening. this is sears >>> give me the rope from under the seat. >> take a look at this dramatic chain reaction, ice rescue in the mountains of california. one by one, these sledders plunging into the icy waters. and the whole thing was caught on tape. coming up, how all these people were saved in a matter of moments. 12 people falling into the ice. horrifying video. >> incredible video. we'll show you the rescue in a few minutes. good morning, america. i'm dan harris, alongside bianna golodryga on this saturd
ABC
Dec 29, 2012 7:00am EST
george got an important letter. he's built a rocket ship to travel into space." google, how far is earth to the moon? the moon is 238,900 miles... "the great moment had come." 3, 2, 1... [ giggling ] smoke? nah, i'm good. ♪ [ male announcer ] every time you say no to a cigarette, you celebrate a little win. nicoderm cq, the patch with time release smart control technology that acts fast and helps control cravings all day long. ♪ quit one day at a time with nicoderm cq. ♪ get to sears,after christmas mattress spectacular get 36 month special financing. and save up to 60%, plus get an extra 10% off. and free delivery. this is eye opening. this is sears >> good morning, washington. winter weather possible today, especially north and west of the city. temperatures generally above freezing. thes all arranged to southeast. in annapolis. if you light snow showers in the .areastown we have two systemsoming at us, one from the tennessee the and another from carolina coast. will miss the area.gton have a winter weather advisory until 6:00. and they could have anywhere from 1-3 inches of snow
NBC
Dec 30, 2012 8:00am EST
letter. he's built a rocket ship to travel into space." google, how far is earth to the moon? the moon is 238,900 miles... "the great moment had come." 3, 2, 1... [ giggling ] >>> we know the old adage, if you give a man a fish for a day, he eats. if you teach him to fish, he eats for life. >> for your video to go viral in 2012, you needed some crazy dance moves. ♪ >> reporter: a chorus that stays in your head all day. ♪ >> reporter: or you could just try being really cute. the common theme, be so funny, so catchy that the moment someone sees your video, they just have to pass it along. you might be hitti send on this guy. ♪ >> reporter: mohammed nazir wanted to attract customers to his london fish market. so he came up with a catchy song. it was so popular, he was signed by warner music and turned his song into a video. ♪ >> reporter: it's attracted him worldwide fame with more than 10 million hits. >> i was thinking i'm in a dream. it's a dream. i think someone touches me and i will wake up. please, don't touch me. i don't want to wake up. >> reporter: his dream has been inte
ABC
Dec 28, 2012 11:35pm EST
city with terry moran. >> in the age of google and siri, chances are you can't remember your boss's phone number. or maybe the capital of anywhere. but there are some people who make it their business to remember absolutely everything without the help of technology at all. we met up with the defending national memory champ to learn a few things about what he can do and how it can help the rest of us. once again, my co-anchor bill weir. >> reporter: they say dogs have a short-term memory of about 20 seconds. honestly, mine's worse. >> jack of spades. jack of clubs? >> nope. [ laughter ] >> reporter: and i'm done at two. it is all the more humiliating because the guy sitting next to me can memorize the order of an entire deck of cards in 63 seconds. just one of the skills that makes nelson the reigning national memory champion. and here's the most amazing part. there is nothing extraordinary about his brain. >> ten of clubs. ace of spades. six of diamonds. >> reporter: do you have a photographic memory naturally? >> no. my memory is just average. >> reporter: it all began when his gra
KRON
Dec 24, 2012 6:00am PST
maps there. google is offering its competing scented tracker. you can go to google .com/ santa tracker. >> you would need a lot of cameras to capture santa. a member of the u.s. military gets an early give to his mother. he was in afghanistan during christmas last year and this year he assesses the prize for his mother. >> my mom is my best friend, i can't wait to see her. >> the plan was to meet any family room of betties, a restaurant. >> one of mom's the best friends runs the place. and her duty is to get her here without knowing that her son is in the back. he stayed in the back while we acted like we were doing a story about holiday traditions. she bought it. soon as she started talking about her son, jeremy. >> maybe i will see him next year. >> as soon as she looked up she realized we were not there for the reason we said we were. >> (crying) this is my best press it yet. --present >> we had a couple of slip ups here and there. >> he is usually terrible at this. >> they found a way to bring back a joint like only seen her son jeremy can. >> i love you. >> i love you too.
PBS
Dec 23, 2012 8:30am PST
movement starting in 1934. and langstonughe probably the most googled and sited poet in the american cannon, translated works of these black american writers into spanish and french... >> hinojosa: that's so beautiful. >> ...because he was trilingual. so that there's been this interaction. it's sort... i presume... you're mexican, i know, of mexican descent, and i presume you were raised roman catholic. >> hinojosa: mm-hmm. >> well, the church, the roman catholic church, for the first millennium and a half after the death of christ, was like a club fointeectuals. i don't mean it in a facetious way. all of the intellectuals who were priests that related to the church, they all read latin, no matter if they were from what is now italy or germany or england or france. whereas the common people didn't know anything about each other, the intellectual class did. that's the same analogy for artists in the diaspora. >> hinojosa: so do you agree, ilan, that these... or what would be the points of intersection historically? >> i would say first and foremost that the latinos are not a racial mi
ABC
Dec 24, 2012 5:00am EST
samsung -- google may challenge apple and samsung with its own smartphone and then a tablet. the iphone has 63% of the u.s. smartphone market. samsung with only 42%. samsung still leads by a wide margin in europe. two places where you can track santa. the web site of norad, the military command center. noradsanta.org. the other website is google. >> and you can play fun and games on that website. >> you can send a friend or relative a message. i rob nelson. >> fedex field is the place to be this coming sunday night. that's when the redskins will host the cowboys before the final game of the season >> . if the redskins win, they will clinch the nfc east. they are one win away from of a division title spanx to yesterday's victory against the eagles. rgiii was 16 of 24 for 198 yards as the redskins won their sixth game in a row, 27-20.. kickoff sunday night is at 8:20. should be a good time. >> the redskins -- for this now. touchdown. seattle quarterback russell wilson continues to keep pace with andrew luck and r.g. iii. wilson growing four touchdown passes in their defeat over san
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